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Topic # 51690 30-Nov-2009 23:18
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G'day guys, just wondering whether a 1Tb WD Black would be too hot for 5 hours maximum per day usage in a WD MyBook Studio Edition with no fans? Or would I have to start attaching cooling devices to it?

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  Reply # 282428 14-Dec-2009 18:35
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you would want to get cooling devices unless the HD is in an enclosure with proper cooling , little fan ect

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  Reply # 282439 14-Dec-2009 18:59
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Better off getting a WD Green (rather than the Black) for an external enclosure. USB will be the bottleneck rather than the drive most likely anyway.



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  Reply # 282454 14-Dec-2009 19:41
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Yeah I know, just I was given it, so I thought putting it in my external would be a good use for it. It seems to be alright, low enough temperatures. I'll incorporate a fan into it sometime. Thanks guys

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